Force Quit

by Unknown

UUID: force-quit@cinnamon.org
Score: 23
Last edited: 1 day ago
Last commit: ba0627d3dc21f86994771dc65a5022889741a662



Click on the applet to launch xkill and force any window to quit immediately

24 Comments

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1 year ago
if this doesn't work for you, try this: http://cinnamon-spices.linuxmint.com/applets/view/218
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2 years ago
Works just one time per session!!!! I'm using LM 17.1 64-bit.
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2 years ago
Not functioning on LM 17 64-bit regardless of number of clicks!
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2 years ago
Doesn't work on 17 64-bit.
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2 years ago
It works :) ... with double click ?!
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2 years ago
Add another voice for not working in Mint 17, 64 bit, Cinnamon. Does nothing when you click on it.
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2 years ago
Very useful button but unfortunately not working in Mint 17! :((
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2 years ago
Does not work in Mint 17
(left-clicking does nothing)
although xkill itself works correctly.
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3 years ago
Have just changed to Cinnamon and I'm happy to found 'xkill' too.
I'm using gnome-theme and the icon is difficult to detect
First I searched for it because it has a dark color.
But then everything was good :-))
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4 years ago
Great applet, except for the icon. I really prefer the icons to be all symbolic ones for a nice, clean, unified look. So I changed it to "window-close".

Since you are a dev, can you tell me where one can view all the symbolic icons? It took me a lot of experimentation and guesswork to find something that worked.
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4 years ago
Thank you
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4 years ago
Hi spacy.. I'm not sure actually. There's a few things we need to improve for applets in Cinnamon (compilation of settings, dependencies and localization in particular). I'll look into it and we'll try to improve this in the coming releases. It's important applets can be localized and provide their own translations. Can't tell you how long it will take but we'll definitely get this better supported in the future.
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4 years ago
Don't answer me, i make it! :)
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4 years ago
It works, yes, but i want to make a bulgarian translation. Created a structure:
/usr/share/cinnamon/locale/bg/LC_MESSAGES/cinnamon-applets/ and put the force-quit.mo in there, but no change, trying and
/usr/share/cinnamon/locale/bg/LC_MESSAGES/cinnamon-applets/force-quit@cinnamon.org/applet.mo, and still no translation.

Here is the po file:

# SOME DESCRIPTIVE TITLE.
# Copyright (C) YEAR THE PACKAGE'S COPYRIGHT HOLDER
# This file is distributed under the same license as the PACKAGE package.
# FIRST AUTHOR <EMAIL@ADDRESS>, YEAR.
#
msgid ""
msgstr ""
"Project-Id-Version: PACKAGE VERSION\n"
"Report-Msgid-Bugs-To: \n"
"POT-Creation-Date: 2012-02-23 22:13+0200\n"
"PO-Revision-Date: 2012-02-24 00:35+0200\n"
"Last-Translator: spacy01 <spacy00001@gmail.com>\n"
"Language-Team: LANGUAGE <LL@li.org>\n"
"Language: \n"
"MIME-Version: 1.0\n"
"Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8\n"
"Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit\n"

#: /usr/share/cinnamon/applets/force-quit@cinnamon.org/applet.js:19
msgid "Click here to kill a window"
msgstr "??????????? ????????? ?? ????????."

Clem or some one who know, help me please! Is this a right file? If not, have a pot file somewhere? What must to be the mo file's name and must it be in own folder?

Please, don't send me to translators team, i asked them, they don't know...
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4 years ago
yep works now, thanks :)
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4 years ago
It works and I thank you. :)
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4 years ago
Ok, I changed the icon name to something most icon themes have.... it should work for you now.
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4 years ago
Did anyone get this applet to work yet?
If you did could you share what you did exactly?
Thanks in advance.
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4 years ago
Same problem here Clem, if I place in ~/.local/share/cinnamon/applets suddenly I have no applets.
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4 years ago
I had the same problem.
Solved after this fix

https://github.com/linuxmint/Cinnamon/commit/505c2be861746fe6fcca23a8671c01d86d562af3
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4 years ago
Ok, I re-uploaded it using tar.gz... maybe the zip made the files have the wrong permissions.
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4 years ago
yeah thats what i did, however the result of that is that the applets list in cinnamon-settings is blank. see screenshot: http://i.imgur.com/V8sDD.png

removing the force-quit folder from ~/.local/share/cinnamon/applets and the other applets (trash etc) are visible again
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4 years ago
Download it and decompress it in ~/.local/share/cinnamon/applets.
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4 years ago
how does one install these things really?